When Kids Get Life

May 8, 2007 // 01:24:53
When Kids Get Life
May 8, 2007 // 01:24:53
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The U.S. is one of the very few countries in the world that allows children under 18 to be prosecuted as adults and sentenced to life without parole. Producer Ofra Bikel visits five young men in Colorado sentenced to life without parole to examine their crimes and punishment, the laws that sanctioned their convictions, and the prospect of never being free again. [Explore more stories on the original website for When Kids Get Life.]

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